Category: Hiking

Autumn In Hungary’s Zemplén Mountains

We took another trip in mid-November and caught the last days to enjoy the autumn colors in the forest of Zemplén Mountains before all the leaves fell (and before all the hotels got closed to tourists in Hungary). We only spent a weekend there, and we’ll surely go back when we can take trips again.…
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Cape Kamenjak, Our Favorite Place In Istria

It was not our first visit to Croatia, but the first one to Istria. We fell for it, and our favorite place there was undoubtedly Cape Kamenjak. “What? Have you been to Rovinj?” Yes, we have, and Rovinj is a close second favorite. But that’s the way we are, usually more impressed by unspoilt nature…
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How To Save A Rainy Day In The Mountains

We’ve been hiking together for more than a decade, and we can never get bored of mountains, especially high mountains. We’re always happy to spend a week or two exploring them. Which trails we can actually take or how much time we can spend outdoors, however, is usually a gamble. Weather in the mountains is…
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Why Is It Great To Hike With Kids In The Austrian Alps?

We love high mountains. But hiking in high mountains is challenging. They’re harsh. Impressive but whimsical. Wonderful and cruel. The weather is unpredictable, even in the summer. Trails are often long and demanding. You need to be fit and prepared. Even more so if you hike with your kid. Or baby, in our case. But…
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Why Lake Bohinj Is Worth More Than One Day?

Probably the most famous and easily accessible area of Slovenia’s Triglav National Park is Lake Bled and Lake Bohinj. The two stunning lakes are just half an hour drive from each other, and most visitors usually spend a day or two exploring them. Just like us on our first road trip. A bit of walking…
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Hiking To Croagh Patrick, Ireland’s Holy Mountain

An iconic Irish mountain. Astonishing views. A half day round-trip hike. There were no reason not to add hiking Croagh Patrick to our Irish itinerary. Being 764 meters high Croagh Patrick is one of the highest peaks in the Western part of Ireland. Named after Ireland’s patron saint, it’s said to be the holiest mountain…
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Skógar Valley: Skógafoss And A Dozen More Enchanted Waterfalls

Skógafoss is one of the iconic waterfalls of Southern Iceland. It’s a busy place. But lesser people know that it’s also an entrance to an enchanted valley of a dozen more waterfalls: Skógar Valley. We’ve already written a post about our favorite canyons in Iceland, and Skógar Valley has its place on that list. It…
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Where To Hike In The High Tatras With A Baby?

Slovakia’s High Tatras is our favorite high mountain getaway. We’ve already written a series about the best day hikes there, including several lesser-known paths. Since then we visit the High Tatras with our baby boy – and if you’re planning to do the same, we’re here to help. Also, if you don’t have a baby,…
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15 Fairy Tale Places In The Soča Valley, Slovenia

Are you saying that Soča Valley itself is a fairy tale place? You’re right. It’s our favorite region in Slovenia, too. But we’d like to give you some ideas where to start exploring it, and also show you lesser known places that we only discovered on our second visit. Soča River Trail Soča River (or…
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